Doctor habilitated, professor at the University of Economics in Krakow. Head of the Department of Economy and Administration of this University. A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University, majoring in Political Sciences. Director of the Małopolska School of Public Administration at the Cracow University of Economics in the years 1997-2004. Head of the Center for Studies in Economy and Public Administration of the Cracow University of Economics in 1996-1997. President of the Economy and Public Administration Foundation in 2008-2009. Member of the Civil Service Council at the Prime Minister (since 2009). Editor-in-chief of the quarterly “Public Management”. He participated as an expert and coordinator in several dozen national and international projects in the field of programming and evaluation of public policies and programs, local and regional development, quality of government, communication and social participation, including the “Democratic Governance and Public Administration” (United State Agency for International Development), “Local Government Partnership Program”, “EU-Monitoring” (Friedrich Ebert Foundation), “Creating a training system enabling increasing the absorption capacity of aid funds” (Polish Agency for Regional Development), “Institutional Development Program” Ministry of Interior and Administration / World Bank, “In search of the Polish model of social economy” (European Social Fund) “Małopolska system of analyzes of the labor market and social exclusion” (European Social Fund) “Foresight technology for the sustainable development of Małopolska “(Ministry of Science and Higher Education),” Strategic programming and its implementation as a development policy tool “(Ministry of Regional Development),” Assessment of public regional policy tasks performed by companies with the participation of the Małopolska Region “(Zarząd Małopolskiego Wojewódzki ), “Plan for strengthening strategic capabilities in Polish public administration. Identification of needs, activities and necessary measures “(Ministry of Regional Development),” Strengthening the capacity of public administration in the use of indicators in the process of socio-economic programming of the development of the country and its regions “(Ministry of Regional Development).
Author of over 150 scientific publications. Author and co-author of over 120 expert opinions and studies.
In the projects implemented by the company, he is an expert on programming institutional solutions and creating implementation instruments. He also performs tasks of a coordinating nature.